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Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. We help our customers create, deliver and optimize content and applications. All together now. The new release of Adobe Creative Cloud gives you all the best creative apps and services, so you can stay. Introduction to Adobe InDesign. InDesign is software for creating and editing page designing and layout arrangement tool used for arranging the contents in making posters, brochures, magazines, newspapers, books, presentations, and eBooks.

InDesign’s November release brings key updates that many users have been asking for.

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InDesign will now support SVG file formats. You can now be able to use infinitely customizable fonts, or Variable Fonts within InDesign. And if you’ve been looking for a more efficient way to place lines, or “rules,” between columns of text will now have an automated, painless way to do so.

This release also includes improvements to InDesign’s core performance. Launch times for InDesign could be up to 25% faster at launch.* We’ve also fixed or enhanced more than 50+ requests from our community.

SVG files

Now you can place SVG graphics in InDesign. This file format is a popular format used across digital and print design workflows.

Variable fonts

You can now use variable fonts in this release. Variable fonts are an OpenType font format that offers unparalleled typeface personalization. Designers can adjust typeface properties such as weight, width, slant, and optical size, just to name a few.

Column rules

For multi-column designs that have a line, or “rule,” separating them, you’ll no longer need to manually draw the line—now the process is automated.

Find similar image

For any placed image used in your document, you can now easily find alternative images from Adobe Stock to complete your layout design.

Southeast Asian language support

This release expands the support of Southeast Asian languages. Thai, Burmese, Sinhalese, Khmer, and Lao type can now be used in InDesign.

*Performance will vary depending on computer hardware.

You can download InDesign from the Creative Cloud apps catalog. You'll need to sign in with your Adobe ID and password to complete the download. For more information, including how to install older versions or check for updates, see Download your creative cloud apps.

For solutions to a 'failed to install' error, see Error: 'Failed to install' Creative Cloud desktop app. To resolve other download, installation, and update issues, see this download and install troubleshooting guide.

Yes! You can download trial versions of any Creative Cloud app from the Creative Cloud apps catalog. You'll need to sign in with an Adobe ID and password to download a trial. Learn how to download and install a Creative Cloud trial.

Read these simple solutions to common Adobe ID and sign in issues to regain access to your account.

You can install InDesign and other Creative Cloud apps on up to two computers. If you want to install it on a third computer, you'll need to deactivate it on one of your previous machines. To learn more about activating and deactivating Creative Cloud apps, read the article Sign in to activate your Adobe apps.

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Sign in to your Adobe accounts page with your current Adobe ID and password. From there, click the Security & Privacy tab, and then click Change under Password. Forgot your password? Learn how to reset and change it.

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Switching Creative Cloud plans is easy. Follow these step-by-step instructions to upgrade or change your plan.

Converting your trial to a paid membership is easy. Follow these step-by-step instructions to upgrade and start your membership.

If you stop your membership, you still have access to Creative Cloud member free benefits and any files you saved to your device. You won't have access to apps or most services and your cloud storage will be reduced to 2 GB. Learn how to Cancel your Creative Cloud membership and understand the Adobe subscription terms.

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Beginner

Yes. If you save the files in INX or IDML format, people using earlier versions of InDesign can open your files.

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Yes. You can now share your designs with stakeholders for review, get feedback, and manage feedback comments within InDesign. For more information on how to share for review, see Share and collaborate InDesign documents.

Add a page number marker to a master page. See Add basic page numbering for step-by-step instructions, along with a video and visual gallery of page numbering examples.

Powered by Adobe Sensei, InDesign can wrap text around subjects in an image intelligently by following simple steps. Wrap text around contours of a subject directly without having to use Alpha Channels or Photoshop paths. For more information, see Subject-aware text wrap.

Yes. It's easy to define different page sizes for different pages within a single document. To quickly change the size, choose the page in the Pages panel, and then choose a page size from the Edit Page Size button.

Use the Place command to insert graphics into an InDesign document. Learn how to use the Place command and other methods for adding graphics.

A master page is like a background you can easily apply to multiple pages. Any change you make to a master appears on all pages with that master applied.

A range of issues at the document or system level could prevent you from printing or exporting a document as PDF. Walk through the tasks in this print and export troubleshooting guide to resolve the problem.

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These lines are caused by export issues, such as process and spot colors interacting during flattening. See this export to PDF troubleshooting article for solutions.

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This issue is typically caused by placing large images and then scaling them down significantly. Try downsampling the images before or after export instead.

Follow the solutions in this troubleshooting article if InDesign hangs when you try to export and you get a message saying that one or more background tasks are running when you try to quit InDesign.

If your document uses fonts with special characters in the font name, InDesign could crash during launch or when you use the Type tool. Work through the solutions in InDesign crashes during launch to resolve the issue.

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If your InDesign preferences become corrupted, you can see some strange behavior. Luckily, it's easy to replace your InDesign preferences. Hold down Ctrl + Alt + Shift (Windows) or Cmd + Ctrl + Opt + Shift (Mac OS) while restarting InDesign.

InDesign detects the damaged documents automatically and try to repair them at Adobe servers. For more information, see Document recovery as a service. This troubleshooting guide can help you isolate and resolve document damage and system-level problems that appear to be document damage.

Yes. Luckily, with InDesign automatic document recovery, you can probably recover most of your work—even if you haven't saved the document recently.

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